No Time to Wash Your Hair This Morning? Read This Now

Updated 04/14/19

You know the drill: You set your a.m. alarm so you have plenty of time to get ready, but when it goes off you hit snooze 10 times. Suddenly, you're brushing your teeth in the shower, utilizing these on-the-go makeup tips, and wondering how to make your messy, slept-in strands look presentable without having to wash them. Lucky for you, not washing your hair every day has its benefits, and these last-minute tricks will help you fake a good hair day, whether you've only got 30 seconds or five minutes.

 

Keep reading to see 13 easy tips for getting great hair in a pinch.  

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Switch Up Your Part

One of the easiest ways to hide greasy strands and add extra volume is to use a comb to part your hair on the opposite side. 

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Braids Are Still Your BFF

Pick a braid, any braid (we've got plenty of inspiration here and here). They'll helps mask messy and oily strands, plus they hold better when your hair is a little dirty anyway.

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